Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium

Background

The Pupil Premium is allocated to children from low-income families who are eligible for Free School Meals (FSM), this also includes pupils eligible for FSM at any point in the last six years (known as the Ever 6 FSM measure).  Schools are free to spend the Pupil Premium as they see fit.  However we are held accountable for how we have used the funding to support pupils and we are required to publish the information online.

Pupil Premium Spending 2018-2019

Pupil Premium 2018-2019

Pupil Premium Spending 2017-2018

During the financial year 2017-2018 Newdigate C of E Infant School received a total of £3,960 pupil premium funding.  This along with other funding was used to support children in their academic and personal development.  Through:

  • Targeted intervention teaching
  • ELSA Support (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant)
  • A daily lunch club
  • Access to extra-curricular enrichment activities

The impact of this spending is summarised below:

  • End of key stage 1 assessments showed children working above National expectations for all subjects and levels.
  • Intervention tracking showed children making progress against targeted areas.
  • Children participated in extra-curricular activities that developed their social skills and confidence with sports as well as developing their physical well-being and self-esteem.
  • Younger children were supported in the EYFS to achieve individual targets that were set for them.  They grew in confidence and improved their communication skills.  They aslo achieved a good level of development.
  • Attendance improved for the group.
  • Children with special educational needs received personalised provision that helped them to develop their social and emotional skills.

Pupil Premium Spending 2016-2017

During the financial year 2016-2017 Newdigate C of E Infant School recieved a total of £1,920 pupil premium funding.  This along with other funding was used to support children in their academic and personal development.  Through:

  • Targeted intervention teaching
  • ELSA Support (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant)
  • A daily lunch club
  • Access to extra-curricular enrichment activities.

The impact of this spending is summarised below:

  • End of key stage assessments showed expected attainment and progress across all areas for pupil premium child(ren)
  • Year 1 assessments show children are making appropriate progress and reaching at least the expected standard in most areas.
  • All pupil premium children achieved the required standard in their phonics test in Year 1.
  • Younger children are being supported in the academic and personal and emotional development and are usually reaching individual targets that have been set for them.  They are growing in confidence and have improved communication and their attendance is improving.
  • A SEND child is receiving personalised provision that has been put in place to support their individual needs that is allowing them to develop their social and emotional skills.

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